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- Administrative agency: means the state agency responsible for programming bond funds made available by Chapter 12. See California Health and Safety Code 39625.02
- Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
- Applicant: means any local public entity involved in the movement of freight through trade corridors of the state or involved in air quality improvements associated with goods movement. See California Health and Safety Code 39625.1
- Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
- Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
- Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
- Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
- County: includes "city and county. See California Public Resources Code 14
- cruise ship: means a commercial vessel that has the capacity to carry 250 or more passengers for hire. See California Health and Safety Code 39631
- department: means State Department of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 20
- Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
- Emission sources: means one of the following categories of sources of air pollution associated with the movement of freight through California's trade corridors: heavy-duty trucks, locomotives, commercial harbor craft, ocean-going vessels related to freight, and cargo-handling equipment. See California Health and Safety Code 39625.1
- emissions: means emissions including, but not limited to, diesel particulate matter, oxides of nitrogen, oxides of sulfur, and reactive organic gases. See California Health and Safety Code 39625.1
- Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
- Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
- Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
- Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
- oceangoing ship: means a private, commercial, government, or military vessel of 300 gross registered tons or more calling on California ports or places. See California Health and Safety Code 39631
- Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
- Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. See California Health and Safety Code 19
- project: includes equipment purchase, right-of-way acquisition, and project delivery costs. See California Health and Safety Code 39625.02
- Recipient agency: means the recipient of bond funds made available by Chapter 12. See California Health and Safety Code 39625.02
- Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
- State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Health and Safety Code 23
- Trade corridors: means any of the following areas: the Los Angeles/Inland Empire region, the Central Valley region, the Bay Area region, and the San Diego/border region. See California Health and Safety Code 39625.1